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, the u.s. investing millions of dollars into a new center designed to improve batteries that power iphones to from eye phon electric cars. they've made a breakthrough in green technology that could turn a trash to cash. >> from a grocery store to garbage dump, there is a global glut of plastic bags. 100 billion are discarded each year in the u.s. alone, just 13 percent are recycled and the rustling on lawns and in landfills for centuries. craig reddix hundreds of years to degrade. >> they want to end all that. the scientists at this laboratory have found a way to turn the bags into batteries. >> there are many benefits. a very important product. >> in the past, this were not able to mix different kinds of plastics, and he found a way around that. the cuts the bags up and stuffed them into a metal tube, as the catalyst, and he'd sit to 700 degrees celsius. then in a few hours he has a black powder and then carbon, it sells for more than gold. in a few minutes each and converted into this watch battery. all the green technology in the world does not do any good unless people use it.
assault in the u.s. military. >> 86% of men and women who are sexually assaulted in the military don't report. they experience reprisals that are, in many ways, a second betrayal that's even worse than the actual rape itself. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. after aurora, after virginia tech, after columbine, the question of gun violence becomes a recurring national conversation. this evening, newshour joins pbs in a week of special coverage on the topic of gun violence: "after newtown." the waves of reaction since december's connecticut school shooting continue to
community to curb the flow of arms into syria. another member of the u.s. senate has decided to step aside. republican mike johanns of nebraska announced today he will not seek a second term next year. in a statement, he said he wants to spend more time with his family, after spending 32 of his 62 years in various offices. johanns is the fifth senator to announce plans to retire next year. a hall of fame figure in pro basketball, former los angeles lakers owner jerry buss, died today. he'd battled cancer for months. buss ran the lakers for nearly 34 years, and they won ten n.b.a. championships during that time. along the way, he brought in star players from kareem abdul- jabbar to magic johnson to kobe bryant. he was also one of the first owners to create his own cable tv network, and sell the naming rights to his arena. jerry buss was 80 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we turn to this weekend's protests and the big debate over the extension of an oil pipeline from canada into the u.s. as the u.s. tries to navigate between clean ene
exit, u.s. naval research lab. seeing a lot of delays on that exit as well. possible work arounds for you as you take martin luther king or take suit land parkway to avoid the accident. aaron and eun. >>> thank you, danella. >>> a hospital in lockdown after someone opens fire. we're tracking developments at the live desk next. >>> it's a story that sparked outrage among parents. the fallout from a man accused of slapping a >>> good morning. i'm tony tull at the live desk tracking breaking news out of portland, oregon. last night at 12:30 our time, police were called to a hospital for a man with a gun. we're told the hospital was placed on lockdown. police were able to contain the gunman inside. they say that a shot rang out, the gunman is dead. but, again, that hospital in portland, oregon is still on lockdown as police there investigate what happened. as of right now, there are no other injuries. we'll continue to track the story. back to you. >>> it marks ten years since 100 people died in a rhode island nightclub fire. yesterday loved ones gathered for a memorial. the station n
senator hagel said that the u.s. state department was an adjunct of the israeli foreign ministers office, which i think would be breathtaking if he said that to have such a view. i got a letter back from senator hagel in response to my question, did you say that and do you believe that, and the letter said he did not recall saying that, he disavows that statement. >> it's not enough for you? >> well, if, in fact, that's true, that would end that matter because he has previously inside a book that the jewish lobby influences the u.s. senate and makes us -- pushes us to make very bad decision. if the second statement were true, he said that the secretary of state's office is under the control of the israeli foreign ministers. those two together would show an edge and a view of the israeli u.s. relationship way out of the mainstream, so i'll just take him at his word medicals something new comes along. >> kristen welker, what does the white house have to say about this? they seem to be confident that he is going to get through next week. >> they continue to be confident, andrea. i can tell
senator chuck hagel claimed in his speech that the u.s. state department is controlled by the israeli foreign ministry. eric sean with the latest. what did he say? >> reporter: good morning, bill. there are reports of comments said to be made by chuck hague el adding to the controversy about his plan to become defense secretary. the latest is from a speech he gave at rutgers in university in 2007. that speech apparently not recorded but is reported as having said that the u.s. state department has become an adjunct of the israeli foreign ministry office. it was reported by george ajan. a former new jersey republican candidate and an international consultant. this morning he told fox news he attended the lecture and thinks hagel is expressing frustration with u.s. mideast policy. >> i think at the time the comments reflect his frustration with the way the american foreign policy was conducted in the middle east and i don't think they indicate some kind of unsuitability to be secretary of defense. i think he would have been is wiser to state it as he did on other occasions saying he cou
several east coast cities this may on behalf of the british government. it will be his first u.s. visit since the las vegas trip last year where naked pictures of the prince surfaced showing him partying in a hotel suite. interesting that he is not coming out west and not repeating the trip to las vegas. >> because not everyone in las vegas stayed in vegas. >> golfing superstar joining president obama on the greens. >> parents reveal their true intentions on why they are@ñ >> san rafael, south bay, pleasanton and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> on this holiday monday, good on morning, a good day to get ready for the rain tomorrow. starting off cloudy with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's, and we will have a cooler breeze, keep us in the low-to-mid 50's through noon and the better part of the afternoon and could spike to the upper 50's for an hour but some pockets of sunshine and this evening, dry, upper 40's to 50's. a chance in the morning of showers and steady rain from mid-morning to early afternoon, and it will be brighter and slightly warmer on wednesday and a smaller cha
over the weekend. it calls for a path to u.s. citizenship for illegal immigrants but wouldn't be granted permanent status until eight years after the bill is enacted. congressional republicans, after president obama let bipartisan congressional talks take the lead. the administration insists this is only a back up plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if the ongoing attacks between republicans and democrats break down. >> some republicans also criticized the draft plan for not addressing border security. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez returned to his home country. he had been in cuba for cancer surgery and medical treatment. they say chavez will continue his treatment at a military hospital in caracas. the 58-year-old president has not spoken publicly since he left for cuba. >>> it's not clear what led mindy mccready to take her own life at age 37. she was found dead on the front personal knowledge of her house in arkansas. her death -- porch of her house in arkansas. her death comes a month after her boyfriend killed himse
hagel. critics say he isn't supportive enough u.s. ally israel and is unreasonably sympathetickic to iran. still, gop opponents say they will probably allow a confirmation vote when they return from break on the 25th. >>> a leaked immigration proposal from the white house is drawing some harsh criticism from republicans. the draft bill leaked to "usa today" would create a special sleys afor illegal immigrants allowing them to stay in the u.s. while they wait for permanent legal status. -- a special visa for illegal immigrants. >>> time now no the morning line. >> and u2. >> what? >> that was u2 and you too as well. >> let's just do this. >> the runners and caps had their first meeting yesterday. we don't like them. you know why? because they beat us last year in the semifinals. >> that is a good reason not to like somebody. >> you ever been in madison square guardens? >> yes, went there and saw the big east tournament last year. >> how did you get tickets? >> don't be asking that. >> caps are up 1-0 but rangers are pretty good. this is why they're pretty good. they may good defen
this week, housing starts, building personal its, and existing home sales, also u.s. manufacturing will be in focus, just as the dow is holding below the 14,000 mark. >>> and in england, bbc reporters walking off the job for 42 hours to protest job cuts. the union saying poor decision- making by bbc leadership is leading to quality journalism being compromised. now some 2,000 more jobs are at risk, after 7,000 have been cut. >>> and makers mark bourbon won't be watered down at all. the move was to help keep up with global demand by stretching thefully supply, but after hearing the outrage, the maker said today they will resume full strength bourbon production, so it will stay 90 proof. they were considering cutting it to 84 proof. >>> we'll be back in a couple of americans with more on this holiday, presidents day. look at the bay bridge approach. gold 0en gate has been the same. it's very quiet out there right now, and it's cloudy and cool initial oakland right now. 50 degrees. only going to get up to 57 this afternoon. medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? h
builders will have their housing index. u.s. manufacturing will be in focus this week as the dow flirts with the 1700 mark. >>> according to federal agencies trying to prepare for the worst, unless congress steps in, about $85 billion will hit the budget doling out 2.1 million of the country's work force. this will end up carving about 9% from nondefense programs and 13% from defense programmings. it's to trim the deficit over ten years. >>> and we'll be back as the kron morning news continues. you can see this marina with boats on fire, three of as a matter of fact. the flames look to be out right now. the fire crews are on the scene right now trying to put the fire out. >>> welcome back, time now is 5:39. mindy mccready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career is dead. deputies responded to a 911 call of gunshots at her home. when the officers got there, they found her dead on her porch. investigators say she died of an apparent gunshot wound. she suffered mental illness. she is leaving behind two boys, one just 10 months old. the baby's f
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